The first table below looks at the demand for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 114 114 126
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 30 17 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.21% 0.80% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 0.85% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 26
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £33,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £53,500 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.22% +3.75%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2374 2001 2585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.88% 94.25% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1974 1590 2069
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
DBA
East of England

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DBA in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

DBA
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DBA across the Hertfordshire region.

DBA Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

DBA
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

DBA Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

DBA
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £57,500 -
Potters Bar - 3 £37,500 -
Watford -19 2 £57,500 +31.42%
Letchworth - 1 £37,000 -
DBA
East of England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title.

1 47 (85.45%) SQL
2 38 (69.09%) Oracle
3 35 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 35 (63.64%) Windows
4 28 (50.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (43.64%) Oracle Database
6 18 (32.73%) ITIL
6 18 (32.73%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (30.91%) T-SQL
8 16 (29.09%) UNIX
9 15 (27.27%) MySQL
9 15 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (27.27%) Degree
10 14 (25.45%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (23.64%) IBM
11 13 (23.64%) OpenEdge
11 13 (23.64%) WebSphere Application Server
11 13 (23.64%) Linux
11 13 (23.64%) Migration
11 13 (23.64%) WebSphere
12 12 (21.82%) Capacity Planning
12 12 (21.82%) Replication
13 11 (20.00%) Finance
14 10 (18.18%) Clustering
14 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
15 9 (16.36%) Oracle 11i
15 9 (16.36%) PL/SQL
15 9 (16.36%) Oracle EBS R12
16 8 (14.55%) Performance Tuning

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (23.64%) OpenEdge
1 13 (23.64%) WebSphere Application Server
1 13 (23.64%) WebSphere
2 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Oracle 11i
1 9 (16.36%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.64%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.82%) Siebel Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 28 (50.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (43.64%) Oracle Database
4 18 (32.73%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (27.27%) MySQL
5 15 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (12.73%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (10.91%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
8 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (7.27%) Big Data
8 4 (7.27%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (7.27%) RDBMS
8 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.82%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 5 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.82%) PowerBuilder
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) .NET
2 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Replication
2 10 (18.18%) Clustering
3 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.64%) CMDB
3 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 35 (63.64%) Windows
2 16 (29.09%) UNIX
3 13 (23.64%) Linux
4 4 (7.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) ITIL
2 13 (23.64%) Migration
3 12 (21.82%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (14.55%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (14.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (9.09%) Change Management
5 5 (9.09%) ERD
5 5 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (9.09%) Analytics
6 4 (7.27%) Big Data Analytics
6 4 (7.27%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (5.45%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (5.45%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (5.45%) Demand Forecasting
8 2 (3.64%) Data Analytics
8 2 (3.64%) Change Control
8 2 (3.64%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.64%) Data Analysis
9 1 (1.82%) E-Procurement
9 1 (1.82%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 47 (85.45%) SQL
2 17 (30.91%) T-SQL
3 9 (16.36%) PL/SQL
4 5 (9.09%) VBA
4 5 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.82%) C#
5 1 (1.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (27.27%) Degree
2 14 (25.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (12.73%) MCITP
4 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) MOM
Vendors
1 38 (69.09%) Oracle
2 13 (23.64%) IBM
3 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 8 (14.55%) VMware
5 2 (3.64%) Percona
6 1 (1.82%) Citrix
6 1 (1.82%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.82%) Siebel
6 1 (1.82%) Sybase